Fortified rice will be provided to poor under various govt schemes by 2024, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Sunday that the government will strengthen the distribution of rice to the poor through various programs such as lunch to address the problem of malnutrition. “Malnutrition and lack of micronutrients are affecting the growth of poor children. With this in mind, it has been decided to strengthen the provision of rice to the poor through different government programs,” Modi said in his Independence Day speech. Modi, who raised the tricolor flag in the historic Red Fort before the speech, said by 2024 , Whether through ration stores or lunch programs, all government plans for rice will be strengthened.